Implementation Services

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CONFIDENTLY IMPLEMENT YOUR SOLUTION

Get your project up and running quickly while keeping an eye on long-term success and sustainment

Software projects can be disruptive – often times people are taken away from their day to day activities to become part of a project team and do not have the time and/or the expertise to ensure that the software is successfully deployed and institutionalized within their organization.

By using our team of experts, you can more quickly realize the value of your projects with lower overall risk and disruption to your business.

Many Different Variables Effect the Scope of a Software Implementation Project

Resources

Standards

Data Preparation

Depth of Functionality

Team Location

Integration

Process

Training

Deployment Strategy

Languages

  • Resources
  • Standards
  • Data Preparation
  • Depth of Functionality
  • Team Location
  • Integration
  • Process
  • Training
  • Deployment Strategy
  • Languages

Follow a Trusted Implementation Methodology

Sphera’s proven implementation methodology works at all scales from single site deployments to global rollouts.

Sphera follows a six phase approach to solution deployment and sustainability. This approach has been proven on a range of projects from small scale, single site deployments to global, multi-site deployments for some of the world’s largest companies. Sphera endorses the methods outlined in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Sphera aligns this approach with the stakeholder’s internal processes & procedures ensuring user involvement and education throughout each phase.

This methodology optimizes:

  • Time to value
  • Controlled investments
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Sustained growth

Our Process has been refined over years of experience implementing software:

INITIATE

  • Requirements Review
  • Project Controls
  • Kick Off Meeting
  • Software Installation & Documentation

CONSTRUCT

  • Configuration
  • Integration
  • Data Loading

DEPLOY

  • Training
  • Readiness Audit
  • Go Live
  • Support
  • Lessons Learned
  • Project Close

DESIGN

  • Product Overview
  • Design Workship
  • Configuration Design
  • Integration Design
  • Prototype
  • Data Gathering Templates

VERIFY

  • Environment Staging
  • Test Plans
  • Unit Testing
  • User Testing
  • Resolution Planning & Execution

IMPROVE

  • Change Control Board
  • Refresher Training
  • New User Training
  • Systems Analysis
  • Benefits Analysis
  • User/Focus Groups

INITIATE

  • Requirements Review
  • Project Controls
  • Kick Off Meeting
  • Software Installation & Documentation

DESIGN

  • Product Overview
  • Design Workship
  • Configuration Design
  • Integration Design
  • Prototype
  • Data Gathering Templates

CONSTRUCT

  • Configuration
  • Integration
  • Data Loading

VERIFY

  • Environment Staging
  • Test Plans
  • Unit Testing
  • User Testing
  • Resolution Planning & Execution

DEPLOY

  • Training
  • Readiness Audit
  • Go Live
  • Support
  • Lessons Learned
  • Project Close

IMPROVE

  • Change Control Board
  • Refresher Training
  • New User Training
  • Systems Analysis
  • Benefits Analysis
  • User/Focus Groups
OUR TEAM PROVIDES A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES TO SUPPORT YOUR SUCCESS

Projects of All Shapes and Sizes Welcome

Sphera experts are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive planning, execution and support for your solution. Our experience and expertise, coupled with detailed knowledge of our product roadmap, facilitates a project that will not only exceed the expectations of traditional project metrics like scope, schedule, and budget, but ensure that the solution is adopted and sustained for years after the project is complete.

Our solution consultants provide:

Out-of-the-box configurations that are built based upon our broad purview of best in class business processes. These can be leveraged by companies that need a project done quickly and do not need to configure the software to meet their specific business process.
Our team is familiar with many various IT environments and the business applications that support your business. Sphera Solutions integrate with a variety systems including: Asset Management (e.g. Maximo, Oracle, SAP), Document Management (e.g. Documentum, Adobe LiveLink, Sharepoint, Hummingbird), ERP (e.g. SAP, Oracle), Process Historians (e.g. Pi, LIMS, IP21), and can help you configure your solution for enterprise user authentication systems such as SSO and LDAP.
Whether you require assistance at a single facility or across a multinational enterprise, the team at Sphera understands your business. Our engineers, business consultants and technical specialists have implemented the systems that underpin Operational Excellence initiatives including EHS information management systems to ensure compliance with complex regulations, standards, permits, and voluntary protocols worldwide. We know how to leverage those systems to promote best practices that drive operational efficiencies and cost savings.
As technology changes and your business processes grow and change, we are here to help you sustain your solution. Whether an upgrade to the latest version of software, a re-design of a business process, or a rollout to a new operating unit, our team can help you get the most out of your investment.
Once your solution is deployed, let us help you and your users take ownership through our extensive training options. We offer train-the-trainer, administrator training, end user training, and refresher training.
Sphera utilizes all of its distinctive expertise and experience to optimize your enterprise EHS and sustainability software implementation from start to finish. Following Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) standards, we will keep your project moving forward on-target, on-time and on-budget.
Efficiency tools to facilitate organizational change management, quick configurations, and robust training at every level of your organization.
LEVERAGE OUR EXPERTISE

Take Advantage of our Deep Implementation Experience

Sphera experts are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive planning, execution and support for your solution. Our experience and expertise, coupled with detailed knowledge of our product roadmap, facilitates a project that will not only exceed the expectations of traditional project metrics like scope, schedule, and budget, but ensure that the solution is adopted and sustained for years after the project is complete.

Confidently Implement a Trusted Methodology

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